|The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen|
Dr. David Ross was a senior FDA medical officer who maintains he was pressured by his superiors to “soften” his review of the blockbuster antibiotic Ketek in order to gain approval for the drug. Ross warned FDA management that the clinical trial conducted on the drug was fraudulent and failed to prove it was safe or effective but the agency approved Ketek nonetheless. Shortly after it came on the market, reports flowed in of accelerated rates of liver failure and other ailments associated wi...
Keywords: whistleblower; FDA; Ketek